I knew some folks at the Jewelry Source when my now-wife and i were first shopping for wedding rings several years ago.
I tell you what--it's no secret I'm a frugal person, but there are some things that you brace yourself to be paying more than you imagined. We did the tour--Shane Company, the Jewelry Exchange in the south end...and then came to the Jewelry Source. Of all the stores, the Jewelry Exchange was the least "salesy" and offered looks we didn't see at the other stores.
We didn't buy right away there....this was a big decision and we had to think it all over...but we came back and purchased our rings there and have been proud of that decision ever since.
There are lots of intricacies when it comes to diamonds, gold, precious stones....a slick-talking sales guy at a chain store may sell you something less than you think you're buying.....but at the Jewelry Exchange, they'll show you quality everything with a fair mark-up. Hey, they've got to make money to stay in business, especially in this economy when luxuries like jewelry are the first things to go.
But since then, they've bought some old gold jewelry from me...and a couple of times a year, I bring my wife's wedding ring in for a free cleaning and stone inspection.
When you find someone like the Jewelry Source who you can trust, you want to tell folks about them. I noticed someone in this collection of reviews had a less-than-positive experience, but just complained about it....and didn't try to fix it. The owner reached out and there was no response from the complainer. Please consider the source.
I don't 5-star everyone when I review them, but the gang at the Jewelry Source have been straight shooters for decades and just plain good folks. I hope you'll give them a chance at your business.